Ochyrotica africana (Bigot, 1969)

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FAMILY Pterophoridae
SUBFAMILY Ochyroticinae
GENUS Ochyrotica
SPECIES africana
AUTHOR(Bigot, 1969)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONSteganodactyla africana nova sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Democratic Republic of Congo, North Kivu], Congo, Rutshuru, iii.1938, leg. J. Ghesquière.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -1°11'11" Longitude: 29°26'48"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, RMCA.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Ochyrotica by Gielis (1989: 69).
PUBLICATION Bigot L. 1969. Les Lépidoptères Pterophoridae du musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, à Tervuren. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 79(1–2):165–206.
PAGINATION 170–171, fig. 4

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the North Kivu Bigot L. 1969. Les Lépidoptères Pterophoridae du musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, à Tervuren. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 79(1–2):165–206. 171
Gabon   Gielis C. 1989. Taxonomy of the Ochyrotica concursa group (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae, Agdistinae). - Phegea 17(2):67–73. 69
Ghana   Ustjuzhanin P. Y. & Kovtunovich V. N. 2015b. On the fauna of the plume moths of Ghana (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). - Shilap, Revista de lepidopterología 43(172):577–582. 578
Liberia   Ustjuzhanin P. Y., Kovtunovich V. N. & Sáfián Sz. 2017. New data on the Pterophoridae fauna of Liberia (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). - Zootaxa 4247(2):194–200. 194
Malawi   Kovtunovich V. N., Ustjuzhanin P. Y. & Murphy R. 2014. Plume moths of Malawi (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). - Zootaxa 3847(4):451–494. 456
Tanzania, United Republic of   Gielis C. 1989. Taxonomy of the Ochyrotica concursa group (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae, Agdistinae). - Phegea 17(2):67–73. 69
Uganda   Gielis C. 2011. Notes on some African Pterophoridae, with description of new species (Lepidoptera). - Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonese 49:33–63. 39

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